Current Affairs Quiz: September 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 September 2019 Quiz

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  1. The 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification(UNCCD) held in Which city?
    A)Greater Noida
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gurugram
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India will raise target of restoring land with degraded status from 21 million hectares to 26 million by 2030. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this while addressing the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification(UNCCD) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

  2. Recently PM Narendra Modi launched the National Animal Disease Control programme in which city?
    A)Noida
    B)Mathura
    C)Kanpur
    D)Gorakhpur
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Animal Disease Control programme as well as the National Artificial Insemination Programme in Mathura, Uttra Pradesh.

  3. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (KMDY) in Which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Kolkata
    C)Ranchi
    D)Raipur
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (KMDY) in Ranchi, Jharkhand which will secure the lives of 5 crore small and marginal farmers by providing a minimum pension of Rs 3,000 per month to those who have attained the age of 60.

  4. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation India’s second riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) in Which state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Jharkhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation India’s second riverine Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) built at Sahibganj in Jharkhand.

  5. Which state happiness department is planning to set up a Time Bank that would lend currency to an hour?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Assam
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government’s Happiness Department plans to set up a Time Bank that would lend currency to an hour, which could be exchanged to learn a new skill without the need for any paper money.

  6. Recently Srivilliputtur palkova of Which state got Geographical Indication tag?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Assam
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The famous Srivilliputtur palkova, a sweet made from cow milk and sugar, has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry in Chennai. The palkova is manufactured in and around the municipality of Srivilliputtur in Virudhunagar district.

  7. According to Lancet Journal,what is the rank of India in global malaria cases in 2017?
    A)1st
    B)2nd
    C)3rd
    D)4th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India ranked fourth in the global incidence of the deadly mosquito-borne disease malaria in 2017, with four per cent of the cases worldwide reported in the country, according to a report published in The Lancet journal.

  8. Recently DRDO successfully test-fired the Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MP-ATGM) from a firing range from which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a major boost to the indigenous missile development programme, India successfully test-fired the Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MP-ATGM) from a firing range in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool.

  9. Recently Indian business and Innovation Summit held in Which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Singapore
    C)Thailand
    D)Bhutan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A business and innovation summit was held in Singapore on September 9 and 10 to mark 100 days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term in office and take economic ties between India and Singapore to a new level.

  10. The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting held in which city?
    A)Amsterdam
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)Bangkok
    D)Thimphu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting of 10 members of ASEAN countries and their six FTA (free trade agreement) partners was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

  11. Recently Which company unveiled two applications Good Vibes and Relumino for deaf blind and visually impaired?
    A)Nokia
    B)Huawei
    C)Apple
    D)Samsung
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tech major Samsung has unveiled two apps – Good Vibes and Relumino – to provide communication tools to the deafblind and people with low vision in the country.

  12. Which bank has recently tied up with LIC to launch co branded credit card?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Indian Bank
    C)SBI
    D)IDBI Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    To further strengthen its relationship with parent Life Insurance Corporation of India, IDBI Bank is planning to launch a co-branded credit card, which will be marketed to customers, agents, and employees of the corporation and its subsidiaries.

  13. Who has won a gold medal at the Men’s Elite Keirin event at Track Asia Cup in New Delhi?
    A)Anubhav Dwivedi
    B)Esow Alben
    C)Amarjeet Singh Nagi
    D)Simranjeet Kaur
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian cyclist Esow Alben won a gold medal at the Men’s Elite Keirin event at Track Asia Cup in New Delhi.

  14. Recently Geoffrey Boycott and Which other cricket personality have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list?
    A)Alastair Cook
    B)Kevin Petersen
    C)Andrew Strauss
    D)Marcus Treskothick
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    England cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list.

  15. Who has been appointed as Principal Advisor to Prime Minister with effect from September 11, 2019?
    A)Pradeep Kumar Sinha
    B)Amar Singh
    C)Kiran Negi
    D)Ravneet Gill
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Pradeep Kumar Sinha as Principal Advisor to Prime Minister with effect from September 11, 2019. The veteran bureaucrat was earlier made OSD in Prime Minister’s Office on August 30.

  16. Who has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)PK Mishra
    B)Anurag Kishor
    C)Sandeep Singh
    D)Vaibhav Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pramod Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He succeeds Nripendra Misra who stepped down recently.

  17. Who has been conferred with the Order of Zayed II, the highest civilian honour in the country, by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan?
    A)PK Bezburah
    B)Sandeep Patil
    C)Vijay Kumar Singh
    D)Navdeep Singh Suri
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Outgoing India’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navdeep Singh Suri has been conferred with the Order of Zayed II, the highest civilian honour in the country, by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

  18. Who has been selected to receive the 2019 ‘Power, Together Award’ by the Women Leaders Global Forum (WLGF) at Reykjavik, Iceland?

    A)Oprah Winfrey
    B)Larry Page
    C)NR Narayana
    D)Arunachalam Muruganathan

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Arunachalam Muruganathan, the real ‘PadMan’ and a social entrepreneur, has been selected to receive the 2019 ‘Power, Together Award’ by the Women Leaders Global Forum (WLGF) at Reykjavik, Iceland.

  19. Recently Dilip Satpathy passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Author
    C)Social Activist
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior journalist Dilip Satpathy from Odisha has passed away at the age of 56. He had been suffering from bone marrow cancer

  20. Recently Goverdhan Kalla passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sports
    C)Politics
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran Congress leader and former MLA Goverdhan Kalla passed away after a prolonged illness in Jaisalmer. He was 89.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. what is the currency of Nigeria?
    A)Naira
    B)Rand
    C)Won
    D)Nika
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Defence Research and Development organisation ?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of IDBI Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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